So I will be teaching my cousins husband how to brew all grain in a few weeks and he said he wanted to brew an American Amber. He said that he would like to brew something similar to Bell's Amber. I pieced together a rough recipe and would like your expert knowledge of grain character to see if I'm anywhere close.
Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Wyeast 1056
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.059
Final Gravity: 1.013
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 16 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 2 Weeks @ 68F
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): ? we'll see
7.5 pounds American 2 row pale malt
1.5 pounds Caramel/Crystal 60L
1.0 pounds Caramel/Crystal 40L
1.0 pounds Munich Malt 10L
Hops will be a combination of Fuggle and Cascade at 60, 15 and 5.
Will this put me close to his goal? Thanks for any help.
Also what mash temp and SG:IBU ratio would you recommend for a slight malt focus that still has good hop presence?
My dog smells like PineSol and he insists on sitting on my lap.